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Climate change

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OECD/DAC Advisory Note on SEA and Climate Change Adaptability

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Gateway to the UN System's work on climate change

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United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Particularly important are the summaries for policymakers by the three working groups and the (November 2007) 4th Assessment Report (Synthesis Report).

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- Working Group I Report "The Physical Science Basis"

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- Working Group II Report "Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability"

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- Working Group III Report "Mitigation of Climate Change"

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United States Agency for International Development, Adapting to Climate Variability and Change: A Guidance Manual for Development Plannning, 2007.

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Green Paper from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - Adapting to climate change in Europe – options for EU action {SEC(2007) 849}, /* COM/2007/0354 final */

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Revised SEA and climate change: Guidance for practitioners (June 2007), Levett-Therivel Sustainability Consultants, Environment Agency, Countryside Council for Wales, UK Climate Impacts Programme, Natural England, InteREAM and CAG Consultants, UK (1.2MB, slow) The guidance provides links to further reading, including:

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- Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) guidance (2007, forthcoming) Strategic environmental assessment and climatic factors: Guidance for practitioners

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- UK Department of Communities and Local Government (2006) Planning Policy Statement 25, Development and Flood Risk

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- UK Department of Communities and Local Government (2006) Planning and climate change – Consultation on Supplement to Planning Policy Statement 1

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- UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) (2006) Flood and Coastal Defence Appraisal Guidance, FCDPAG3 Economic Appraisal, Supplementary note to operating authorities – climate change impacts

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- Earth Policy Institute (October 2003), Record Heath Wave in Europe takes 35,000 Lives, by Janet Larsen

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- European Union (2007) COM(2007) 2 final, Limiting Global Climate Change to 2 Degrees Celsius The Way Ahead for 2020 and Beyond

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- Land Use Consultants et al. (2005) A Toolkit for Delivering Water Management Climate Change Adaptation through the Planning System, report to Environment Agency and SEERA

 

- Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM), Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) and Scottish Executive (2004) The Planning Response to Climate Change – Advice on Better Practice

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- South East Climate Change Partnership (SECCP), Sustainable Development Round Table for the East of England, and London Climate Change Partnership (2005) Adapting to Climate Change: a Checklist for Development

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- South East Climate Change Partnership (SECCP), Sustainable Development Round Table for the East of England, and London Climate Change Partnership (2006) Adapting to Climate Change: a good practice guide for sustainable communities

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- Stern, N. (2006) Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change

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- UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP ) (2002) Climate Change Scenarios for the United Kingdom: the UKCIP02 Scientific Report

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- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) (2009) United Kingdom Climate Projections 2009 (UKCP09)

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- UKCIP, Defra and Environment Agency (2003) Climate Adaptation: Risk, Uncertainty and Decision-making

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- Viner, D. and M. Agnew (1999) Climate change and its impact on tourism, Report for WWF–UK

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- Welsh Assembly Government  (2006) Planning for Climate Change: Consultation Document

 

- Welsh Assembly Government  (2007) Responding to our Changing Climate: Consultation on a Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan for Wales

 

SEA and climate change: Guidance for practitioners (May 2004), Countryside Council for Wales, Environment Agency, English Nature, UK Climate Impacts Programme, Levett-Therivel Sustainability Consultants, CAG Consultants, Environmental Change Institute, UK

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Incorporating Climate Change Considerations in Environmental Assessment: General Guidance for Practitioners (November 2003), Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency 

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Adaptation Policy Frameworks for Climate Change: Developing Strategies, Policies and Measures (February 2005), UNDP

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